SPORTS: Washington Capitals

#83 Jay Beagle - Center

  • POSITION: Center
  • HEIGHT: 6'3"
  • WEIGHT: 215
  • BIRTHPLACE: Calgary, Alberta
  • DATE OF BIRTH: 10/16/85
  • AGE: 29

Jay Beagle BIO:


Ranked 4th on WSH in face-off percentage (56.1) ... Registered an assist on 4/23 vs. WPG ... Recorded an assist on 4/13 vs. TB ... Tallied an assist on 4/11 vs. CAR ... Scored a goal on 3/22 at WPG ... Registered an assist on 2/27 at PHI ... Played 100th career game on 2/26 vs. CAR ... Scored first goal of the year, the GWG, on 2/14 at TB ... Tallied an assist on 1/29 at BUF ... Won 12 of his 15 face-offs (80%) on 1/27 vs. BUF ... Won 7 of 12 face-offs on 1/25 at NJ ... Recorded his first assist of the season on 1/24 vs. MTL. 


Set career highs in games played (41), goals (4), points (5) and PIM (23) despite missing 31 games (10/15-12/26) due to injury. Finished the season having won 57.7% of his faceoffs; 2nd on the team. Scored his 4th goal of the season on 4/5 vs. FLA. Tallied his third goal of the year on 3/31 vs. MTL. Skated a season-high 20:10 3/23 vs. WPG. Scored a goal on 3/10 at BOS. Scored his fi rst goal of the season on 3/6 vs. CAR. Led the team with five shots on 2/28 vs. NYI. First point (assist) of the season on 1/24 vs. BOS. Scored fi rst career playoff goal in Game 5 of ECQF at BOS on 4/21. Tallied first career postseason assist in Game 2 of ECSF at NYR on 4/30. Averaged 18:25 of ice time per game during the playoffs compared to 11:51 per game during the regular season. T-6th on WSH in hits (25) and 5th among WSH forwards in blocked shots (13) during playoffs. Led WSH in face-off percentage (54%) during postseason.


2010-11: Played in a career-high 31 games. Scored his first goal of the season on 12/21 vs. NJ. Scored his second NHL goal of the season on 12/18 vs. MTL. Both of his NHL goals were game-winning tallies. 

2009-10: Recorded his first NHL point with an assist 11/17 at NYR. Scored his first career goal 11/23 at OTT. Had nine points (2g-7a) as Hershey won the Calder Cup. 

2008-09: Made NHL debut at NYR (2/11), posting three shots. Made his NHL playoff debut 5/8 at PIT. With Hershey, appeared in 18 postseason games as the Bears won the Calder Cup. 

2007-08: Ranked tied for fifth on the team in goals (19).

College Career

2006-07: Set career highs in points (20), goals (10), assists (10) and penalty minutes (93). Ranked t-3rd in points and goals for Alaska-Anchorage. 2005-06: Made his collegiate debut with the University of Alaska-Anchorage, tallying 10 points (4 goals, 6 assists) in 31 games. Ranked t-6th on the team in goals.

NHL Transactions

Selected by Washington in the fi rst round, fourth overall, in the 2006 Entry Draft.


Nickname is “Beags”. Lists favorite off-season activities as golfing and fishing. Favorite sport other than hockey is dirt biking. Has a dog named Sam and a car named Zipper. Favorite D.C.-area restaurant is Sweet Green. Favorite movie is “Zoolander".

Jay Beagle Stories

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